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12 Creative Ideas for Handles, Knobs and Pulls

If you’re in the market for some new drawer handles, knobs or pulls, today’s post is for you! While your dream drawer pulls may be out of your price range, don’t fret. There are plenty of budget-friendly options in the roundup below. Whether you enjoy the thrill of hunting down a bargain find or crafting your own handles with a designer look, there’s something for everyone in the group of creative ideas that follow…

A Range of Handles and Knobs

When it comes to your search for the perfect drawer pull, sometimes getting creative means finding a quality item that matches your price point, even if you’re pinching pennies!. These ATTEST stainless steel handles from IKEA are $3.99 for a 2-pack. In terms of minimalist style on a budget, they’re hard to beat!

Affordable stainless steel handles from IKEA
Affordable stainless steel handles from IKEA

If you like what you see, browse IKEA’s wide collection of knobs, pulls and handles, which includes colorful options like the SATTA knobs below. And at $1.99 for a 6-pack, you can’t complain about the cost:

Plastic knobs from IKEA
Plastic knobs from IKEA

Anthropologie sells a wide array of interesting drawer knobs, including this Bagatelle Knob, crafted from brass and resin. The look is chic, and it celebrates mixed materials and beautiful craftsmanship:

Resin and brass drawer knob from Anthropologie
Resin and brass drawer knob from Anthropologie

Also from Anthropologie is this Polished Wood Knob, which adds understated geo flair to your dresser or cabinets. Mango wood, cast iron and steel are the materials of choice:

Wood and metal polished knob from Anthropologie
Wood and metal polished knob from Anthropologie

Handmade Knobs and Pulls from Etsy

For a unique handle solution that doubles as a work of art, consider purchasing handcrafted treasures from Etsy. After all, you can’t beat the creativity of a handmade drawer pull or knob! Below we see a collection of Green Agate Drawer Pulls from Etsy shop Rocks4ACause:

Green agate drawer pulls from Rocks4ACause
Green agate drawer pulls from Rocks4ACause

With a veined effect, this ceramic furniture knob in “gold marble” is one of many treasures from the Etsy shop of ceramic artist Alison Brent:

Marble-style drawer knob from Alison Brent Ceramics
Marble-style drawer knob from Alison Brent Ceramics

Simple in form and stunning in color, these Modern Minimalist Cabinet Pulls in Metallic Turquoise are the handmade work of Etsy shop Elegant Cabinets:

Metallic drawer pulls from Elegant Cabinets
Metallic drawer pulls from Elegant Cabinets

Lucite and brass create a glamorous drawer pull solution in this chic find from Etsy shop LuxHoldUps. Add a dash of elegance to your favorite furnishing:

Lucite and brass handles from Etsy shop LuxHoldUps
Lucite and brass handles from Etsy shop LuxHoldUps

Make Your Own!

If you’re in a crafty mood, there’s nothing like the feeling of pride that results from making your own knobs and pulls. A little creativity and a dash of patience are all it takes. These DIY Opalescent Drawer Knobs from Design Sponge¬†are made from old CDs. Creative, affordable and unexpected!

Drawer knobs created from old CDs
Drawer knobs created from old CDs

Oven-bake polymer clay can be used to craft these Faux Marble Drawer Knobs from A Beautiful Mess. An affordable way to celebrate the marble craze while putting a personal stamp on your dresser:

DIY marble drawer knobs from A Beautiful Mess
DIY marble drawer knobs from A Beautiful Mess

If you’re a fan of malachite but not a fan of the price tag, you can always make your own DIY Faux Malachite Knobs with the help of this tutorial from Teal + Lime. The look was created by drawing on porcelain knobs with…wait for it…a Sharpie permanent marker!

Faux malachite drawer pulls from Teal + Lime
Faux malachite drawer pulls from Teal + Lime

Featured at Brit + Co, these beaded drawer pulls from Dotty Love¬†couldn’t be more vibrant! A great way to add fluorescent style to your interior, they are the perfect example of how a budget-friendly solution can create a custom look:

Beaded drawer handles from Dotty Love
Beaded drawer handles from Dotty Love

Are you on the hunt for the perfect set of drawer pulls? Will you be purchasing your own or crafting a batch? We hope today’s post has helped you brainstorm some creative solutions!

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